Faculty, Neuroscience, tenure track

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Faculty, Neuroscience, tenure track
Division School of Medicine
Department Bio-Medical Sciences
Vacancy Number F18-063
Work Location Macon, Savannah
Hours per week
Scheduled Hours

Mercer University School of Medicine invites applications for two full-time tenure-track faculty of Neuroscience in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, one at the Savannah, GA campus and one at the Macon, GA campus. Rank will be determined based on credentials and experience.

Successful applicants will participate in MUSM’s interdisciplinary patient-based learning curriculum for medical students. Candidates with research interests in neurophysiology and molecular and cellular neurobiology are encouraged to apply. The candidate is expected to develop an independent, externally-funded research program and to interact collaboratively with basic scientists and clinical faculty located on the Savannah, Macon, Columbus, and Atlanta campuses. Candidates at the associate professor level should have current extramural funding. In addition, the candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence in medical education and will be expected to facilitate the learning of medical human neuroscience in a multidisciplinary, case-based, medical curriculum.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD., MD, or equivalent) from an accredited University/College and have at least three years of post-doctoral experience with a record of scholarly activity as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications. Mercer University recognizes the importance of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

Interested candidates must complete the brief online application and attach the following documents: 1) letter of application, 2) statement of research interests, 3) statement of teaching interests and previous experience, 4) current curriculum vitae, and 5) names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? Yes
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? No
Job Category Faculty
Post to JobTarget? Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Pay Basis Monthly
Internal posting only? No
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Statement of Research Interests/Goals
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. References
Optional Documents